Version 247 (modified by Ben Lippmeier, 8 years ago) (diff)


Functional Programming Sydney

  • We are a seminar and social group for people in Sydney, Australia interested in Functional Programming.
  • We're interested in Clean, Erlang, F#, Haskell, LISP, Mercury, Ocaml, Scala, Scheme, and more.
  • We also have a contingent interested in theorem provers such as Coq and Isabelle.
  • Meetings usually held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
  • The first meeting took place in February 2008 and we regularly get 20-30 attendees.
  • Anyone who is interested is welcome to come along.

Related Australasian Groups and Hacker-friendly Events

More Information

Program (2016)

FP-Syd is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

This is a DRAFT schedule. The people assigned to months are free to swap around with others. We can also schedule short talks (15-20 mins) on the fly if you have something interesting to talk about. Email benl at or at gmail and we'll slot you in.

23rd March

  • Ben Lippmeier: Don't substitute into abstractions.
  • Barry Jay: Programs as data structures in the λ-SF calculus.
  • Liam O'Connor: Practicing what you preach: Design of principled Haskell software.

25th April (Monday!)

This month's meeting moved forward to avoid clash with LambdaJam.

  • Ivan Miljenovic
  • Jost Berthold
  • Tim Gilchrist

25th May

  • Jacob Stanley
  • Tran Ma
  • Sam Reis
  • Sharif Olorin

22nd June

  • Coq Fight Night

27th July

  • Conrad Parker
  • Tim Docker
  • Sean Seefried

24th August

  • Mark Bradley
  • Amos Robinson
  • Rob Everest

28th September

  • Tom Sutton
  • Louis Pan
  • Yutaka Nagashima

26th October

  • Erik de Castro Lopo
  • Matt Delves
  • Rob Howard

23rd November

  • Mathew Brecknell
  • Patryk Zadarnowski
  • Jed Wesley-Smith